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" ... he takes it with him into a room, and turns a machine enclosed in a cylindrical case, at the top of which is an electrometer, a small fine pith ball; a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment; and his wife, by... "
THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, PUBLISHED QUARTERLY ... - Page 182
by ellas nason - 1867
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Travels During the Years 1787, 1788 and 1789: Undertaken More ..., Volume 1

Arthur Young - Agriculture - 1793 - 681 pages
...fimilar cylinder and electrometer in a diftant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking the correfponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate : from which it appears that he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect,...
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Anthologia Hibernica: Or Monthly Collections of Science, Belles ..., Volume 4

1794
...iimilar cylinder and electrometer in a diftant apartment, and his wife, by remarking the correfponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears that he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 77

England - 1855
...connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by marking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears that he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect,...
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

John Ayrton Paris - Boys - 1833 - 480 pages
...electromoter of pith balls; by means of a wire, a connexion is made with a similar cylinder and electromoter in a distant apartment, and his wife by remarking the corresponding motions of the balls, writes down the words they indicate ; from which it appears that he has formed an Alphabet qf...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 28

Industrial arts - 1838
...fine pith ball; a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartmen t . and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motions...formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence might be carried on at any distance — within...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 28

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1838
...cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motionsof the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from...formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence might be carried on at any distance — within...
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Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Volume 54

Royal Agricultural Society of England - Agriculture - 1893
...an electrometer or small, fine pith ball ; a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking...it appears, he has formed an alphabet of motions." The length of the wire was found to make no difference. At Charenton, near Paris, he sees I'ficole...
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The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Charles W. Vincent, James Mason - Science - 1846
...an electrometer, a small fine pith ball ; a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking...down the words they indicate : from which it appears that he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect,...
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Pharmaceutical Journal: A Weekly Record of Pharmacy and Allied ..., Volume 6

Pharmacy - 1847
...which is an electrometer, a small pith ball ; a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking...motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate . . . the length of the wire makes no difference." This telegraph, however, like most of those which...
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The London Anecdotes for All Readers ...

Charles Maybury Archer - Anecdotes - 1848
...an electrometer, a small, fine, pith ball ; a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking...down the words they indicate ; from which it appears that he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect,...
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